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Author and journalist. Finian Cunningham has written extensively on international affairs, with articles published in several languages. He is a Master's graduate in Agricultural Chemistry and worked as a scientific editor for the Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, England, before pursuing a career in newspaper journalism. He is also a musician and songwriter. For nearly 20 years, he worked as an editor and writer in major news media organisations, including The Mirror, Irish Times and Independent.
(7 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Another Barking Mad Anti-Russian Story
Russia is unfairly and unscientifically being singled out by a Western media campaign, a self-serving campaign from start to finish. It is patently following a political agenda set by Washington and its Western allies to go after Russia, to discredit and vilify, and then suitably slap sanctions on. The Western media are acting like a pack of well-trained, obedient hounds.
SHARE Sunday, November 8, 2015 Russia Wins While West Spins
Russia's military operation in Syria to protect the state and its sovereignty from foreign-orchestrated mercenary terror groups has dealt a devastating blow to Washington's covert military agenda of regime change. Washington and its allies are now being compelled to use a political means to achieve what they couldn't otherwise pull off by covert military means.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 3, 2015 Kerry's Bleeding Heart -- Give Us a Break!
What Russia and Iran should do is defeat the Washington-led axis politically, as they are doing militarily. Peace in Syria will be achieved when Washington, principally, desists from its criminal scheming and finally abides by international law.
(4 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 11, 2015 Tell Washington to Get Lost
Slowly, painfully, the precise truth is emerging about Syria. Washington and its supposedly virtuous allies have been destroying Syria for nearly five years with a criminal covert war for regime change, involving the dispatch of mercenary terror groups to do the dirty work. Now that Russia has moved decisively to put an end to this criminal conspiracy, the West is up in arms over its regime-change investment being obliterated.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, September 25, 2015 Russia Checks Western Lies on Syria
That US-led regime-change war has involved unleashing thousands of terrorist mercenaries on Syria. It's a well-worn American strategy played time and again in different parts of world down through the decades. Ukraine and Yemen are two other current case studies of Washington's covert state-sponsored terrorism.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, September 20, 2015 West's Proxy Jihadist Terror Network Uncovered in Yemen
Given that the United States and Britain are openly supplying the Saudi-led Gulf coalition with fighter jets, bombs and logistics, the array of forces makes for a stark conclusion: the Western states are working in Yemen in direct alliance with jihadist mercenaries. Why this alarming reality is not more readily recognised is simply because Western news media are obfuscating the situation in Yemen.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, September 14, 2015 Bad Omen for Blood-Soaked Saudi Rulers
Washington and the other Western powers, including the Israeli regime, are fully supportive of the House of Saud and the related Gulf monarchies in Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Oman. These family-run oil-rich entities are armed to the teeth by the US, Britain, France and Germany -- making them among the most repressive autocrats on earth.
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 2, 2015 European Police "Scarier Than ISIS Terrorists"
Twenty-five years after the Iron Curtain came down across Europe, a steel razor-wire curtain is going up. This is not the supposedly despotic Soviet Union -- it is in the European Union. The organization that declares human rights to be its foundation and for which it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2012.
(12 comments) SHARE Sunday, August 16, 2015 "Deal or war": Is doomed dollar really behind Obama's Iran warning?
what could really be behind Obama's dire warning of "deal or war" is another scenario -- the collapse of the US dollar, and with that the implosion of the US economy. Speaking in New York on August 11, US Secretary of State John Kerry made the candid admission that failure to seal the nuclear deal could result in the US dollar losing its status as the top international reserve currency.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, July 24, 2015 West Flirts With Fascism -- Again
"Disloyal Americans" is a dangerously mutable notion. Any citizen who criticizes Washington's foreign militarism, oligarchic economic policy or its increasingly police state practices could be liable for detention without trial.
Ineluctably, it seems, Western powers are moving more and more to adopt authoritarian measures against their populations.
(12 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 16, 2015 Who's Next for Berlin's Financial Blitzkrieg?
The Western media haven't quite yet specified who the new financial dictators of Europe are. Reports refer blandly to "EU hardliners" and "tough EU leaders," but reading between the lines it is clear that the paymaster calling the tune now for the rest of Europe is Berlin. And the tune is not melodious.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 2, 2015 Greek Crisis Awaits Other NATO Partners
In the deluge of Western media reportage on the Greek debt crisis, one key aspect remains strangely hidden. That is, the fact that Greece's debt burden of $320 billion has largely been incurred from decades of exorbitant militarism. Some estimates put at least half of the total Greek debt pile -- more than $150 billion -- down to military spending.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Greece's Downfall and Redemption
The reality is that austerity is only driving the Greek economy into further depression and debt. That inevitably means more and more of the Greek people's sovereign rights whittled away to the point of becoming a vassal state dictated to by foreign governments and finance capital.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, May 1, 2015 Is Merkel a CIA Asset?
The recent industrial spying scandal on German companies carried out by the US -- with German federal collusion -- and the long-time surveillance of the chancellor's personal life points to Merkel being a compromised leader. Or, in a word: bought.